Marjorie Kellogg papers 1895-2005 (bulk 1922-2005)
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Biography / Administrative History Born in Santa Barbara, California, Marjorie Kellogg (1922-2005) began her writing career as a copy editor for the San Francisco Chronicle after attending UC Berkeley. A later position led her to Europe, where she covered France and Spain for Salute magazine immediately after World War II. After returning to the United States, she obtained a bachelor's and master's degree in social work from Smith College. ...
Carson McCullers was born in Columbus, Georgia, as Lula Carson Smith on February 19, 1917, the first born of Lamar and Marguerite Waters Smith. Though she moved from the South in 1934 and only returned for visits, most of her writing was inspired by her southern heritage. Her mother felt she had given birth to a genius from the time Carson was very young and always remained her staunchest supporter and strongest ally. When nine years of age, Lula began studying piano and practiced six to eight h...
Paula Fox was born April 22, 1923, in New York, NY. She has written award-winning picture books, chapter books, novels for intermediate readers, and realistic fiction for young adults. Though she has won less notoriety for her adult fiction, she has contributed to that field, as well. In her juvenile and young adult novels she has dealt with a wide range of subjects, including parental conflict, alcoholism, abandonment, the misery of AIDS, and death. Her youthful protagonists are often placed in...